Poultry Industry News

Peco Foods Expands Leadership Team, Promoting Kevin Phillips and Scott Alexander

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – January 9, 2024 – Peco Foods, the nation’s seventh largest poultry company, proudly announces two promotions within its senior leadership team. Kevin Phillips will be taking over as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), and Scott Alexander will serve as Senior Corporate Director of Sales and Marketing.

Peco Foods Announces the Retirement of Chief Commercial Officer, Steve Evans

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – January 9, 2024 – Peco Foods, the nation’s seventh largest poultry company, announces the retirement of Steve Evans, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). With 40+ years in the industry and nearly four years with the company, Evans will retire at the end of the month. Originally joining Peco in a consulting capacity in 2019, Evans was hired as Chief Commercial Officer in July 2020 and will leave a legacy of strategic insight and invaluable contributions to the company's success.

Tom Lewis Joins Poultry Guard®

Poultry Guard® recently hired Tom Lewis as Territory Sales Representative. Tom will be providing product and customer support to Mississippi and surrounding areas.

Ancera Launches Next-Generation Salmonella Monitoring Software Platform

BRANFORD, Conn., Nov. 15, 2023 -- Today, Ancera, the innovator of supply chain intelligence that improves the safety and profitability of food production, is announcing the launch of Ancera Salmonella System Monitoring (SSM), a novel software platform that delivers deeper and more timely insights around Salmonella throughout the poultry supply chain. By tapping its comprehensive network of mobile surveillance systems, CRISPR databases, epidemiological models, and software warning systems, Ancera is helping the U.S. poultry industry simultaneously reduce risk and improve margins.

Jason Bow Joins BioZyme® Sales Team

(SAINT JOSEPH, Mo., November 8, 2023) BioZyme® Inc., announces the hiring of Jason Bow, El Reno, Oklahoma, as its newest Area Sales Manager. Bow will represent BioZyme across his native Oklahoma to work with our dealer network, promote the BioZyme product lines and brands and collaborate with dealers and customers to further educate them about animal health and nutrition.

The Poultry Federation Announces Strategic Partnership with Be Pro Be Proud to Enhance Career Opportunities in the Poultry Industry

Little Rock, Arkansas — The Poultry Federation, a recognized leader in the poultry and egg industry, is excited to unveil a significant partnership with Be Pro Be Proud. This collaboration signifies a shared commitment to empower local communities, promote career opportunities in the poultry industry, and equip students with valuable skills.

NCC Elects New Officers; Randy Day Installed as Chairman

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 26, 2023) – The National Chicken Council (NCC) has installed the four officers that will guide the organization through 2024. The installation took place at NCC’s 68th Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. Randy Day, retired CEO and special advisor to the Perdue Farms Board of Directors, will serve as 2023-2024 Chairman.

Perstorp Receives a Gold Medal for Sustainability from EcoVadis

Malmö October 26, 2023 - Perstorp has advanced to a gold medal by EcoVadis for the year 2023. This means that, when it comes to sustainability performance, Perstorp now ranks in the top 5 percent of the industry.

ARMI Wins Diversity in the Workplace Award, Second Year in a Row

October 23, 2023 - Fayetteville, AR – ARMI, the Northwest Arkansas based industrial company, announces they have received the Arkansas Money & Politics Diversity in the Workplace award for the second year in a row. This award recognizes companies across the state that have embraced diversity in their workplace.

Aviagen North America’s Inaugural Hatch Symposium – A Resounding Success

Oct. 23, 2023 – HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The first annual Aviagen® Hatch Symposium saw an impressive gathering of poultry producers, industry experts, and students, all meeting in Huntsville, Alabama, united by a shared objective: the exchange of knowledge, best practices, and innovations to heighten bird fertility, hatchability, and welfare.

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